wisdom

Part of speech: noun

The power of true and just discernment; the right use of knowledge; sound, practical judgment.

Part of speech: noun

A high degree of knowledge; erudition.

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Usage examples "wisdom":

  1. The men followed those officers whom they knew, and in whom they had confidence; but they did not always obey simply because the officer had the right to command; and they were not easily handled when the wisdom of an order or the necessity of a movement was not apparent. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
  2. Dr. Max was learning wisdom. - "K", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  3. But it is not always easy to find the secret of that wisdom. - "Unfolding Destiny", Shoghi Effendi.